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Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

NEW YORK (AP) -- Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children....
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Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

NEW YORK (AP) -- Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to persuade more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children....
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AP EXPLAINS: Supreme Court case against Obama's health law

NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U.S. as close as it has ever come to universal health care. The Affordable Care Act passed Congress in 2010 without a single Republican vote in favor. An explanation of the legal case:...
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Report: As Ebola wanes, other countries remain vulnerable

N'DJAMENA, Chad (AP) -- Arriving airline passengers lined up outdoors to have their temperatures checked, the screens in the nighttime darkness like glowing lightning bugs....
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UN warns against complacency as Ebola fight enters new phase

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The United Nations is urging donors, organizations and countries fighting Ebola in West Africa not to give in to complacency as the death toll from the virus climbs toward 10,000....
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FDA warning: men's testosterone drugs overused

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration is warning doctors against over-prescribing testosterone-boosting drugs for men, saying the popular treatments have not been established as safe or effective for common age-related issues like low libido and fatigue....
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Liberia calls for Ebola 'Marshall Plan' to rebuild economies

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Liberia's president on Tuesday called for an Ebola "Marshall Plan" to help rebuild economies in West African nations devastated by the virus....
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Survey: Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

CHICAGO (AP) -- Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests....
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Nurse who survived Ebola sues Dallas hospital system

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday....
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New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) -- One of the nation's leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency's No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices and tobacco products....
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Opinion Poll

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Do you support or oppose Mt Lebanon's plans to lure deer and shoot them? <More Info>

Support:
Oppose:
Oppose:
53%
Support:
47%
Total Votes: 17,362

Yesterday's Poll

Do you think the six world powers have given up on stopping Iran from getting nuclear weapons?

Yes:
70%
No:
30%
Total Votes: 23,027